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British English: /əˈtak/
American English: /əˈtæk/

Translation of attack in French:


  • 1 (gen) (Military, Sport)
    attaque (f) (on contre)
    (unprovoked, criminal) agression (f) (against, on contre)
    (terrorist) attentat (m)
    on the attack to come under attack
    être attaqué (from par)
    être l'objet de critiques virulentes (from de la part de)
    to leave oneself open to attack [figurative]
    s'exposer à la critique
    to feel under attack to mount ou launch an attack on something
    s'attaquer à quelque chose
  • 2 (Medicine) (of chronic illness)
    crise (f) (of de)
    to have an attack of flu
    attraper la grippe
    to have an attack of hiccups to have an attack of giggles
    être pris d'un fou rire

transitive verb

  • 1 (gen) (Medicine, Military, Sport)
    attaquer (person, enemy, position)
    (criminally) agresser (victim)
    attaquer (book, idea, policy)


attack is the best form of defence

l'attaque est la meilleure défense
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